Toni Tripp-Reimer, PhD, RN, FAAN


Dr. Toni Tripp-Reimer is a nurse-anthropologist with an emphasis on ethnogeriatrics. Initially focusing on ethnic elders’ health behaviors, more recently she has developed and tested transcultural nursing interventions using community based participatory research. Currently, she is Associate Dean for Nursing Research, the Director of an NINR-funded P30 [Gerontological Nursing Interventions Research Center, 1993-2010], and Director, Community Engagement Key Function of the NIH funded CTSA at Iowa.

Research areas
  • Ethnicity and health behaviors
  • Ethnogerontology
  • Self-care
  • Chronic illness
  • Qualitative methods
Toni Tripp-Reimer
PhD in Anthropology, Ohio State University
MA in Anthropology, Ohio State University
MS in Nursing, Ohio State University
BS in Nursing, University of Maryland